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Jewish Doctors in Medieval Islam – Book Review

Jewish doctors in medieval Islam An innovative work penetrates fascinating interactions to reveal a new color • KENNETH COLLINS This new publication has been in the works for many years and marks the completion of a monumental study of Jewish physicians and the remedies they used in the medieval Islamic …

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Big Read Lakeshore announces book for 2021 program

HOLLAND – The NEA Big Read Lakeshore will enter new territory this year. For the first time in eight years, Hope College’s program will focus on a book of poetry for its 2021 programming. This year’s title, announced Wednesday, June 9, is “An American Sunrise,” a collection of poems by …

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Del Mar author wins Lillian Smith Book Award

Author, constitutional law historian and resident of Del Mar, Lawrence Goldstone, recently received a Lillian Smith Book Award for “On Account of Race,” a book he published last year on white supremacy and its impact on voting rights. Launched in 1968, the award recognizes books that deal with race, civil …

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Here. St. Books Owners Continue Big Downtown Plans

Here. The owners of St. Books are continuing their big plans to help revitalize downtown through the Micro Market. The wine bar, restaurant and bookstore opened at the end of May. Owners Hannah and Seth Streun said the idea for the establishment came from wine bars they had visited in …

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Alice B. McGinty | Recommended summer readings | Books

As we head into summer, a season hopefully with extra reading time, Horn Book Magazine makes a recommended summer reading list. I am honored that my book, “The Water Lady: How Darlene Arviso Helps a Thirsty Navajo Nation,” is on this list, along with many wonderful books. Here are two …

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The US Women’s Open delivers places steeped in history

This year’s US Women’s Open extends the trend of bringing the flagship event of women’s football to venues with a rich tradition on the men’s side. Most notably, Paula Creamer won at Oakmont (outside Pittsburgh) in 2010 and Michelle Wie West won at Pinehurst No. 2 (North Carolina) in 2014. …

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Glass & 9 other non-comic book 2010s superhero movies

The previous decade saw a huge shift in Hollywood, which began to focus more on superhero movies following the hit blockbuster Marvel Cinematic Universe and DC’s Extended Universe. This led to a series of similar comic book movies that brought even more superheroes to the big screen. RELATED: Darkman And …

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